We check out this painstaking recreation of the rare and coveted Motown equaliser.
Many of the best‑loved classic equalisers used a passive inductor‑capacitor (L‑C) circuit, in most...
Tilt! is a neat and genuinely useful plug‑in which offers a pair of modelled shelving filters, each with a switchable turnover frequency.
This classy EQ marries vintage tone with the convenience of software control.
A stunning overhaul of SSL’s bus compressor, the Bus+ goes much further than most imitators without sophistication undermining ease of use.
This versatile input channel gives you the classic sound of tubes, transformers and inductors.
Hungarian company Gainlab impressed us with their Dictator compressor, so we were looking forward to putting their EQ through its paces.
This powerful new EQ plug-in aims to encourage you to make better mix decisions.
An EQ that gives you separate control over the transient and sustain portions could be more useful than you think!
The audio files available on this page accompany my review of the...
H2 aim to put the legendary sound of Olympic Studios in your 500‑series rack.
Created in partnership with Empirical Labs, these two emulations form a characterful yet capable channel strip.
Antelope Audio recreate a cult mastering equaliser for their unique AFX platform.
This refreshed range boasts new features and improved specs — but the same great value for money.
PMI breathe new life into a classic dynamic EQ design.
We test this stylish take on a classic EQ design.
The EQ2 offers quality graphic and parametric EQ, with full MIDI capabilities, all delivered in a robust pedal. What's not to like?
This Brainworx EQ is inspired by esoteric mastering hardware.
Warmth is the name of the game for these three EQs, which boast modelled Marinair transformers and a range of different virtual vacuum tubes.
MAAT's mastering equaliser models the characteristics of 12 analogue EQ designs, but leaves out their real-world drawbacks!
How close do these modelling plug‑ins sound to the real thing?
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